Herman Melville’s Fejee Mermaid, or A Confidence Man at the Lyceum

  title={Herman Melville’s Fejee Mermaid, or A Confidence Man at the Lyceum},
  author={Zachary Mcleod Hutchins},
  journal={ESQ: A Journal of the American Renaissance},
  pages={109 - 75}
  • Z. Hutchins
  • Published 2014
  • History
  • ESQ: A Journal of the American Renaissance
19 Citations
Afterword“New,” “Old,” and “With”
Billy Budd: Pessimism for Post-Critique
  • The New Melville Studies
  • 2019
Introduction: Melville Studies, Old and New
Melville after Secularism
Melville and His Flowers
Melville and the Conceits of Theory
Melville,Mardi, and Materialism
Melville’s Style


Complete Poems and Major Prose
First published by Odyssey Press in 1957, this classic edition provides Milton's poetry and major prose works, richly annotated, in a sturdy and affordable clothbound volume.
Melville in Montreal: The Archives of the Montreal Mercantile Library Association
When Herman Melville first embarked on the lyceum circuit in the fall and winter of 1857-58, he delivered a single lecture, on Roman statuary, before sixteen audiences on the Eastern seaboard and oneExpand
"He was Known to Us as Mr. Omoo": Julian Hawthorne on Melville
Julian Hawthorne (1846–1934), the son of Nathaniel and Sophia Hawthorne, was a prolific novelist, poet, and journalist, though never of the first rank. He was also an important book critic, workingExpand
As quoted in Gary Scharnhorst , “ ‘ He was Known to Us as Mr . Omoo ’ : Julian Hawthorne on Melville , ” Leviathan 12 . 3 ( Sep .
  • Life in the North ” manuscript , Chester County Historical Society , Pennsylvania , 2 , 10 , 4 . 28 . As quoted in Sealts , Melville as Lecturer
  • 2010
The results of locomotion: Bayard Taylor and the travel lecture in the mid-nineteenth-century United States
During the mid-nineteenth century, appearances by returning travellers were a ubiquitous feature of the American popular lecture circuit. Attending such talks was one of the few means by which theExpand